Monthly Archives: January 2011

21 days to a new habit

I am really proud of some of the choices I am making on this trip.  Being out of my comfort zone is hard, but I am doing my best in an environment I can’t control.  Some examples: I did an … Continue reading

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Progress, and a plan

Weighed in this morning. I was down 2.8lbs for a total of 13.8lbs in 3 weeks. Happy dance! I hit my 5% target and my next goal is my 10% – another 10lbs.  It would be awesome to hit that … Continue reading

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Why is Jan 17 the saddest day of the year?

Find out why in this article by a local woman (and get some great tips for getting back on track if any of your New Year’s Resolutions have already fallen flat!)

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Weighing and measuring

According to the box, 1/2 cup brown minute rice is 4 points.  But it says 1/2 cup = 43g.  The other night while making dinner, I decided to measure out 1/2 cup and then weigh it on my electronic scale.  … Continue reading

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Eating healthily on a budget

I’ve heard a couple of comments recently about it being more expensive to eat healthily.  I thought this was a good article highlighting the most cost-effective ways to supply your body with some of the key nutrients you need.  I’m … Continue reading

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First Biggest Loser weigh in

After 2 weeks I am down 12 lbs to 222.2 (how symmetrical!) for a 5.1% weight loss.  I made it onto the leader board; I’m in in fifth place so far! 🙂  Happy dance!

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Houseguests

I have houseguests for the long weekend.  Fortunately we met online through our association with Weight Watchers, so my struggles with food are familiar to them.  Although neither of them are currently following the PointsPlus plan, they are considerate of … Continue reading

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